Another busy weekend for Thunder Bay Police


crimebeatTHUNDER BAY – Crimebeat – It was another busy weekend for Thunder Bay Police. First, the good news, on Sunday, Police report they located the missing youth who was the subject of a missing persons report released to the media on Friday.

On November 27th, 2011, Thunder Bay Fire Service and the Thunder Bay Police were sent to a structural fire on the 100 block of Robertson Street. Prior to police arrival, residents were forced to jump down from the second story apartment to exit the burning building. Thunder Bay Fire immediately entered the building and located a male inside one of the main floor apartments. The male was taken to Thunder bay Regional Health Sciences Center and is being treated in the ICU.

After this incident a 45 year old local male turned himself in to the police and is being held in custody on charges of Arson- Endangering life. Thunder Bay Police and the Fire Marshall’s office are still investigating the incident and further charges may be laid.

The string of robberies at local Mac’s Mart stores in the city continued over the weekend. At approximately 7:10PM on November 27, 2011 the Mac’s Convenience Store on North Edward St was robbed by two male young offenders.

One male entered the store with a knife while the other stood watch outside the store. An undisclosed amount of cash was taken.

The two suspects left on foot eastbound on Redwood Ave where one suspect was apprehended at the entrance of Chapples Park. The second suspect was apprehended a short time later on Walnut Street near Lillie Street.

The two young offender males will be attending bail court in the morning. The cash was recovered.

No one was injured during this incident.

Further, at approximately 12:38 a.m. on November 27th, 2011, a female entered the Mac’s Convenience Store situated on East Victoria Ave brandishing a knife and demanding money.

An undisclosed amount of cash and cigarettes were taken. The female fled on foot. The K-9 was called out but was unsuccessful.

The female described as Caucasian, late teens, red hoodie, grey toque and a blue bandana covering the lower part of her face.

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